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Guest Opinion: Sacramento's war on the suburbs
This year, a package of housing bills that remove local public input, override local development standards and negate environmental... Last comment 14 hours ago | 19 comments

Livermore: Patrons leave generous gift to Bankhead Theater
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center has announced a substantial legacy gift from the estate of longtime patrons Jene... Last comment 1 hour ago | 2 comments

Council OKs pedestrian-friendly redesign at key Bernal Avenue intersection
A final design concept to overhaul a corner of Bernal Avenue on the edge of downtown Pleasanton into a more pedestrian-friendly... Last comment on Aug 10, 2020 at 10:25 am | 6 comments

Pleasanton police make arrests in recent auto burglary spree
Two men from San Francisco were arrested Tuesday morning by Pleasanton police on charges related to drugs, weapons and stolen... Last comment 2 hours ago | 2 comments

 
 
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Barbara McLeod, Bev Naegle and Susan Nelson visit Antarctica. It's cold there! Submitted by Barbara McLeod (sent from account of Scott an on Feb 23, 2017

 
 
 
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State budget gives PUSD time to plan its fiscal future
Time to plan for a district budget with reduced state funding over the next few years is "the most critical thing" that Pleasanton Unified School District has on its side at the moment, staff said during a presentation on Thursday. Friday, 1:38 PM

'Death Blood 4': Pleasanton stars in campy horror film
The newly released film "Death Blood 4" is ultra-camp, and it's fun as well as being bloody. But strikingly, the sci-fi B-movie pays homage to Pleasanton, filmed almost entirely here and including highlights of downtown favorites. Thursday, 1:42 PM

Tri-Valley Mayors' Summit going virtual later this month
The mayors of Pleasanton, Dublin, Danville, Livermore and San Ramon will be gathering for an online panel to talk about the current challenges being faced by the Tri-Valley at noon Aug. 26. Friday, 2:18 PM

Livermore: Encore Players to revisit pandemic of 1918
Showtime with Encore Players is presenting "Pandemic of 1918: Readings from Novels, Poems, Children's Stories, Letters, and Written Memories" via Zoom from 7-8 p.m. next Tuesday (Aug. 18). Friday, 3:11 PM

Excessive heat forecast through weekend
Much of the Bay Area will face excessive heat this weekend due to a high-pressure system from the southwest, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday, 1:10 PM

Final deadline: Nine residents running for Dublin council; five candidates each for PUSD, LVJUSD
The candidate lists were finalized for the remaining Tri-Valley local elections on the Nov. 3 ballot, as the filing extension deadline lapsed on Wednesday afternoon. Wednesday, 9:29 PM

Retired teacher Mary Jo Carreon enters Pleasanton school board race
Newly retired local school teacher Mary Jo Carreon recently filed to run as the fifth and final contender for Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees in November. Thursday, 4:57 PM | 4 comments

Bird rescue is 'owl' in a day's work
It was "owl" in a day's work when Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department personnel and Pleasanton police officers rescued a barn owl entangled by a kite line in Pleasanton early Monday morning. Thursday, 5:56 PM | 1 comments

Patrons leave generous gift to Bankhead Theater
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center has announced a substantial legacy gift from the estate of longtime patrons Jene and Isabelle Dupzyk, who left a home they owned in Livermore to the organization. Wednesday, 6:41 PM | 2 comments

Hope Hospice presents a virtual Family Caregiver Education series
Hope Hospice's Family Caregiver Education Series will return revamped as interactive webinars presented over Zoom.
Thursday, 1:29 PM

Las Positas College ready for online learning this fall
Classrooms are closed at Las Positas College with most classes taking place online this fall due to the pandemic but campus leaders said its staff "remains resilient and continues to provide educational opportunities and support." Thursday, 4:07 PM

Real estate professionals raise $6K for food bank
Real estate professionals around Alameda County raised over $6,000 for the Alameda County Food Bank through a virtual food drive last month.
Thursday, 3:54 PM

Dead bird found in Dublin represents county's first 2020 case of West Nile virus
A dead bird found in Dublin last week tested positive for West Nile virus, marking the "first indication of active virus transmission" in the county this year, the Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District announced. Tuesday, 10:44 AM

Couple charged in $4M gambling scheme at casino in Livermore
A husband and wife have been charged with allegedly conspiring to steal approximately $4 million from Parkwest Casino 580 in Livermore in a baccarat scheme, state prosecutors announced on Monday. Tuesday, 6:14 PM

 

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